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#backstop

# backstop - Thursday 10 January, 2019

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
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After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,341 Views 17 Comments

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

# backstop - Thursday 3 January, 2019

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'
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DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:12 PM 31,464 Views 81 Comments

The DUP’s deputy leader said that an “east-west barrier should be no more palatable than having any new north-south barriers”.

# backstop - Friday 21 December, 2018

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history
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'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history

Dec 21st 2018, 1:57 PM 97,753 Views 122 Comments

The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.

# backstop - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult'
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Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult'

Dec 13th 2018, 10:12 PM 16,938 Views 42 Comments

EU leaders offered Theresa May sympathy today, but no promises.

Theresa May says she doesn't expect an 'immediate breakthrough' on Brexit deal at EU
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Theresa May says she doesn't expect an 'immediate breakthrough' on Brexit deal at EU

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 12:51 PM 22,997 Views 69 Comments

The House of Commons Brexit vote won’t be held until the 7 January at the earliest.

# backstop - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back
# COME WHAT MAY
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# COME WHAT MAY

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

Dec 11th 2018, 7:04 PM 15,887 Views 48 Comments

He added that a no-deal Brexit is “still very unlikely … despite all the political chaos”.

Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'
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Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'

Updated Dec 11th 2018, 8:57 AM 18,280 Views 71 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker said there’s “no room whatsoever for the renegotiation” of the Brexit deal.

# backstop - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference
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Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Nov 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 27,256 Views 45 Comments

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

# backstop - Thursday 15 November, 2018

The draft Brexit deal is 585 pages long. What's in it and what happens now?
# Explainer
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# Explainer

The draft Brexit deal is 585 pages long. What's in it and what happens now?

Nov 15th 2018, 1:22 PM 12,550 Views 11 Comments

The agreement has caused outcry from Brexiteers and Remainers alike.

# backstop - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Judgement day', 'moment of truth' and 'betrayal': UK front pages react to news of Brexit deal
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# Within Sight

'Judgement day', 'moment of truth' and 'betrayal': UK front pages react to news of Brexit deal

Nov 13th 2018, 10:45 PM 41,300 Views 47 Comments

A Brexit deal is finally in sight, but will May be able to win over the Brexiteers?

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with officials tonight to assess draft text of Brexit proposal
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# Stable As It Can Be

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with officials tonight to assess draft text of Brexit proposal

Updated Nov 13th 2018, 7:00 PM 32,154 Views 85 Comments

UK Cabinet ministers are to be summoned to Downing Street this evening by Prime Minister Theresa May.

# backstop - Friday 9 November, 2018

'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea
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'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea

Nov 9th 2018, 5:06 PM 24,789 Views 133 Comments

In a letter leaked to the media, Theresa May suggested a proposal to have a Northern Ireland specific backstop.

# backstop - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism
# Brexit Crunch Time
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# Brexit Crunch Time

Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism

Nov 6th 2018, 4:08 PM 15,227 Views 72 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he has not agreed to anything but is open to ‘creative language’ to get a deal done.

# backstop - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

What exactly is the Irish backstop, which could derail a final Brexit deal?
# Brexit Explained
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# Brexit Explained

What exactly is the Irish backstop, which could derail a final Brexit deal?

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 36,682 Views 37 Comments

Should it be for a limited period of time or not? Would it apply to the UK as a whole, or just Northern Ireland?

# backstop - Monday 22 October, 2018

May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals
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May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:05 AM 33,791 Views 112 Comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party.

# backstop - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'We're working very hard': Theresa May says they can solve Irish backstop issue
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# Brexit Brinkmanship

'We're working very hard': Theresa May says they can solve Irish backstop issue

Updated Oct 17th 2018, 7:57 PM 15,933 Views 42 Comments

Ahead of today’s meeting, Theresa May and other European leaders gave their thoughts on how likely a Brexit deal was.

# backstop - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral
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# Rumour Mill

'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral

Oct 16th 2018, 6:31 PM 14,494 Views 29 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said solidarity with Ireland is as strong as ever.

# backstop - Monday 15 October, 2018

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either
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May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

Updated Oct 15th 2018, 10:35 PM 32,339 Views 57 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.

# backstop - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red'
# Very Red
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# Very Red

Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red'

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:03 AM 35,576 Views 77 Comments

The DUP leader did not rule out her party’s MPs voting against a Brexit deal in parliament.

# backstop - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck?
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# What Do You Think

Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck?

Sep 22nd 2018, 2:08 PM 27,176 Views 111 Comments

Politicians in the EU and Ireland are at pains to say there will be a final deal – but what do you think?

# backstop - Friday 21 September, 2018

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?
# Backstop Backsliding
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# Backstop Backsliding

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?

Sep 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 26,748 Views 33 Comments

The UK’s proposal was attacked by EU leaders yesterday – so what exactly is being criticised?

# backstop - Friday 20 July, 2018

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK
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# Belfast Speech

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

Jul 20th 2018, 11:27 AM 26,832 Views 134 Comments

“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.

# backstop - Monday 12 March, 2018

People are unsure if the government is doing a good job on Brexit
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People are unsure if the government is doing a good job on Brexit

Mar 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,534 Views 56 Comments

A large portion are happy but significant numbers don’t know.